Middlebury Institute of International Studies

Graduate School of International Policy and Management

International Trade and Economic Diplomacy


460 Pierce Street

Monterey, CA 93940

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Our MA in International Trade & Economic Diplomacy develops highly skilled international trade and economic policy professionals to become leaders in the rapidly changing global marketplace. Our graduates work with businesses, government and NGOs on the world's most pressing international trade and diplomacy matters. In this program, you will gain a deep understanding of policy analysis and trade negotiations as well as the opportunity to focus on one of three tracks in the trade and economic diplomacy program: business, government, or civil society. The program takes 18 months to complete, starting with intensive training in Monterey in the late summer, and continuing on with courses in the fall, winter, and spring. The final fall semester takes place in Washington, D.C. and prepares you to pursue an international career in trade and economic diplomacy. We’re now offering substantial merit scholarships to highly qualified students for Fall Semester 2015. Both U.S. and international students are eligible.


The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) provides internationally recognized, specialized accreditation for business programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. AACSB Accreditation is known, worldwide, as the longest standing, most recognized form of specialized/professional accreditation an institution and its business programs can earn. New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC), a higher education accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

International Student Requirements:

Non-native English speakers must submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. You may waive this requirement if you've attended college or university in the U.S. or UK.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,715 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 36020 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 36020 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize Suburb

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